Erin Gottfried

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Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Jungle Book Your Hotel

Hotel search trivago presents nine jaw-dropping hotels around the world that are tucked away in tropical jungles. Retire in white canopy beds in the Daintree Rainforest of Australia (the oldest rainforest in the world), share a backyard with squirrel monkeys in Brazil, or treat yourself to a …

Asia Travel

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

San Francisco

A Bustling Stockholm Institution: Restaurant Sturehof

I love fish restaurants that have been around a long time and that show no sign of disappearing: New York's Grand Central Oyster Bar is a good example (it opened in 1913). Unfortunately, as iconic as it may be, a lot of what it serves isn't as impressive as its vaulted Guastavino-tiled ceiling. By …

Ice Cream

4 Proven Ways to Cram a Language Before an International Trip

In many foreign countries, Americans have helped generate a stereotypical image, and it's usually not very pretty -- especially when we get called out on our loudness or hefty appearance. Adding insult to injury, Americans are also known for their limited language skills. According to U.S. …

Language Learning

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

France

Affordable Greece

Think Greece and conjure up images of white-washed villages cascading down hillsides, azure seas sparkling in bright sunshine and powder-soft white sand beaches. A visit to this special country is a lifelong dream for many, as it delivers an astounding array of breathtaking landscapes, ancient …

Hit the Top

Italy's lesser-known regions

Perhaps you have already seen the art and archaeology in Rome, the lemons on the Amalfi Coast and the winking mosaics of Venice’s San Marco. Maybe you just don’t like crowds, or busy streets or tourist menus; or perhaps you just want to see a different side of Italy, one that’s more intimate and …

Italy

The Booking Site Capitalizing on Upscale Hybrid Hostels

First popularized in Europe, the budget design hotel and upscale hybrid hotel/hostel model, with single and multi-bed units, are answering growing …

Driving in a Foreign Country: What You Need to Know

Getting from Point A to Point B in a foreign land is a fundamental part of traveling -- and should be one of the more enjoyable aspects of exploring a new country. New and seasoned travelers alike take their choice of transportation -- whether on vacation or a business or family trip -- very …

Autonomous Cars

Can I Use My iPhone Abroad?

<i>A:</i><p>The answer is yes, you can use your other half—your iPhone—abroad. But here are a few tips for making sure you have money for something other than international roaming.<p>First, call your carrier and inquire about their particular packages for out-of-country travel. For instance, AT&T will charge …

Apps

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some other sinfully delicious treat. You will never regret indulging yourself with …

One Skill That Will Boost Your Value By Fifty Percent in 2014

If you’d like to substantially boost your value as a business professional in 2014, billionaire Warren Buffett has some advice: master the art of public speaking. Buffett once told a class of business students that he would pay anyone in the room $100,000 for 10 percent of their future earnings. If …

Cauliflower Hash + A Beautiful Experience at a Syrian Restaurant in Kuwait

<i>Syrian or Lebanese?</i>, Mike asked me late one evening, wondering what I was in the mood for.<p><i>Syrian!</i> A glimmer in my eyes, I replied instantly, already …

Low-Carb Egg-Crust Breakfast Pizza with Pepperoni, Olives, Mozzarella, and Tomatoes - Kalyn's Kitchen

<i>posted by</i> Kalyn Denny <i>on</i> January 4, 2014<p><i>If you’re a fan of cold pizza for breakfast, you’ll love this Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Egg-Crust Breakfast</i> …

A Reader Recipe: Gluten-Free Protein Crepes

<i>Begin your workweek with a little reminder of the weekend with these fast gluten-free crepes from Gabbysgfree, who shared the recipe with us in our</i> …

Cinnamon and Coconut Paleo Pancakes

I know Paleo pancakes are totally candy cigarettes but once in a while, I feel like making a stack. They’re definitely not the same as traditional …

National Geographic Travel

Meet Darcy: The Cutest Little Hedgehog in the World

Tokyo-based Instagrammer Shota Tsukamoto proudly snaps shots of his pet hedgehog named Darcy (best known as @darcytheflyinghedgehog), arguably the cutest little hedgehog in the whole world! The spiky little girl is the epitome of “aww-worthy” as she comfortably sits in a shoe, lounges on a deck of …

Hedgehogs

Glamping In Hawaii: Your Answer To The Stereotypical Resort Vacation

If you’re planning a trip to Hawaii, you’re traveling at least 2,500 miles. So why fly all the way over for a typical trip? On the island chain that is full of surprises, eccentricities and adventures, ditch the resort and opt for an off-the-wall accommodation arrangement. Here are six abodes to …

Mashed Potatoes With Garlic Confit

Mashed potatoes is a beloved side dish, but if you're like me, you might shy away from ordering it in restaurants because you know it's probably loaded with butter and cream.<p>So I have no choice but to make my own! And what a joy it is to do so when the recipe yields a light, fluffy and -- thanks to …

mashed potatoes

Maple Walnut Cranberry Sauce - Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Give Thanks for These 43 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Dishes

Cooking

Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

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20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

European Travel

6 Essential Pro Tips for Cooking Burgers at Home

8 Great International Slow Cooker Recipes

If there's one thing cooler climates encourage us to do, it's to take things slow. It's an attitude adjustment we all experience, regardless of our …

Cooking

How to Get the Most Out of Your Crockpot or Slow Cooker

Six common mistakes people make when using slow cookers and crockpots—and how to avoid them<p>We've said it before, and we'll say it again: it's now slow-cooked food season. While we usually tend toward our Dutch ovens for things like chili, braised chicken, and pulled pork, we definitely understand …

Cooking

This Is The Absolute Bluest Water In The World

As fall descends, we're tired of looking up at orange leaves and craving a peek down at blue waves. So we embarked on a hunt for the absolute bluest water on Earth, and this is what we found.<p>Don't jump in-- it's just a computer screen.<p><b>The Maldives</b><p><b>Five Flower Lake, China</b><p><b>Peyto Lake, Canada</b><p><b>Aragusuku</b> …

*slow cooker thai chicken and rice.

I had every intention of beginning this post with, "A few months ago, I pinned ... " And then I revisited my Pinterest yum board and realized I …